Wednesday, 28 January 2015

xrayoftheweek 4: why has this man got back pain?

This man has back pain and is generally unwell. 
1. What are the xray signs?
2. Which investigations would you do next?

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

xrayoftheweek 3: what name is given to this xray appearance?

This is the chest xray of a middle aged man. 
1. What is the name of this sign?
2. What does it represent?
3. What are the causes?

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

xrayoftheweek 2: what heart condition does this liver US indicate?

This is a still image from an ultrasound study, no prizes for which organ this is (as I haven't removed the label!). The questions are:
1. What vessel is the Doppler trace from?
2. What cardiac abnormality does this indicate?

Wednesday, 7 January 2015

xrayoftheweek 1: abnormal or just a variant?

This is the first "xray of the week" post ever! As I mentioned before, I'll post more than just xrays but the hashtag would become too awkward! So here's the first one: this is an oblique coronal image from a CT. What do you see? Is it abnormal or just a normal variant?